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3 dead, 4 injured as car rams into truck on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Three persons on Sunday reportedly died while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries as a Toyota Matrix rammed into a truck on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. …

Three persons on Sunday reportedly died while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries as a Toyota Matrix rammed into a truck on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. 

Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred at 5:50pm around Oniworo area of the highway. 

It was further gathered that the Toyota Matrix marked WWD621AE had suffered a tyre burst and rammed into the Howo Sino truck.

The spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident in a terse statement made available to newsmen in Abeokuta. 

Okpe said nine persons were involved in the crash, three died while four others sustained injuries. 

She disclosed that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention, while the corpses were deposited at FOS Morgue in Isara.

She quoted the sector commander, Ahmed Umar, to have sympathised with the family of the crash victims and also advised motorists to always carry out vehicle routine checks to ensure they are in good condition.